iT-News ( ASUS Republic of Gamers ) – ROG affirms its commitment to the region – launches its latest Nvidia GeForce RTX™ notebook lineup, led by the revolutionary Mothership (GZ700) & Zephyrus S (GX701).
- GZ700: New type of desktop-replacement gaming laptop featuring the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, an Intel Core i9 processor, and cutting-edge connectivity
- GX701: Ultraslim gaming laptop features NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, up to a 144Hz refresh rate, and a PANTONE Validated, super-narrow bezel 17″ display
- UX431: Gorgeous 14-inch super-compact, thin and light Windows 10 laptop features the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors, NanoEdge display, GeForce MX150 graphics and more
- UX392: Latest 13.9-inch laptop in the flagship ZenBook series has the world’s thinnest display bezels, NVIDIA GeForce MX150 discrete graphics and 8th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU
- ASUS VivoBook 14, 15, and 17 Offer Unmatched Immersion with Thin-bezel Displays, ErgoLift hinge and NVIDIA GeForce Graphics
Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG), the world’s leading gaming brand, launched its new Nvidia GeForce RTX™ notebook lineup today. It features two new flagship products, Mothership (GZ700) and the Zephyrus S (GX701). The latest additions to the ROG arsenal of the world’s best gaming gear, the ultra-versatile ROG Mothership (GZ700), a 17.3-inch Full HD detachable gaming laptop equipped with up to a factory-overclocked Intel® Core™ i9 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 graphics card and ROG Zephyrus S (GX701), the world’s slimmest gaming laptop with an up to 8th Gen Intel Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 with Max-Q Design graphics.
“Launching the products here in the Middle East first after their unveiling at CES 2019, is a reflection of how important the Middle East is to ROG. Consumers here have shown that they want the latest innovations that ROG brings to gaming, and we appreciate their support and faith in our products.“saidJeff Lo, Asus MENA Regional Head.
He added further, “eSports appears to become an important dimension of the future of sports in MENA region.With the announcement of Dubai X-stadium earlier last year, Dubai is soon to become a regional and global hub for hosting video gaming events. This gives us an opportunity to attract millions of esports gamers, spectators and enthusiasts from across the globe. And as a brand,we align ourselves to the visions of the leaders and provide best of innovations for the esports industry”
Asus launches frameless notebooks for the ultimate viewing experience
Asus is also showcasing the Zenbook 14 (UX431), Zenbook S13 (392), Vivobook 15 & 14 (X512 / X412), which were announced at CES 2019. Asus has completely eliminated the bezels from this lineup, highlighted by the Zenbook S13 with a 97% screen-to-body ratio and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 discrete graphics. The latest ASUS notebooks are tailored to provide truly unique experiences that unleash users’ creative power and reinvigorate their tech lifestyles.
With regards to the Asus lineup Jeff Lo commented, “We have noticed a shift in customer demand in the Middle East, moving from HDD’s to SSD’s and preferring notebooks with thinner bezels. The thinner bezels allow us to fit bigger screens into smaller form factors and gives consumers a more immersive experience. Our newest lineup including the premium Zenbook& the vibrant Vivobook X415 and 512 reflect our belief that narrow bezels can be had by all customers.”
Mothership & Zephyrus S will be available across retailers in the Middle East from Q2.
Zenbook 14 will be available at all leading retailers in the Middle East from Q2.
Zenbook S13 will be available at all leading retailers in the Middle East from January.
VivoBook X412 / 512 will be available at all leading retailers in the Middle East from February.
Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at http://rog.asus.com.
ASUS is one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies and is dedicated to creating products for today and tomorrow’s smart life. Our comprehensive portfolio includes Zenbo, ZenFone, ZenBook and a range of IT devices and components, along with AR, VR and IoT. ASUS employs more than 16,000 people worldwide and over 5,000 world-class R&D talents. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, the company won 4,511 awards and earned approximately US$13 billion of revenue in 2017.